Mother Nature gifted hummingbirds with Red Arabesque Beardtongue, Penstemon. Hardwired to seek out red, trumpet-shaped flowers, hummingbirds find Red Arabesque irresistible. An award winning beauty, Arabesque Red Beardstongue’s tall, majestic spires are loaded with fascinating carmine-red trumpet like flowers with pristine white throats. This jewel exhibits superior garden vigor and flowering. A fantastic addition to containers and the garden, it attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and the OMG I saw one dragonflies. Read more here.
Prepare yourself for a vibrant shade garden saturated with vivid color.
“Boring!” A common complaint we hear from our customers describing their shade gardens. You too? If so, put those days behind you. You can bring vivid color and exceptional flower form to your darker areas with shade loving Clematis. For you we have put together this collection of elegant, heavy blooming delights. These jewels flourish in shady spots. Most perform best with morning sun and afternoon shade, or dappled sunlight. Try these beauties against walls, in pots, or climbing up trees.
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Night Sky Petunia’s inky purple flowers are spotted with white, almost like blue jeans splattered with bleach. Each flower is uniquely patterned, no two being the same. The overall effect resembles a starry night, bright with celestial objects. Night Sky Petunia grows 10-16″ tall and spreads 24-36″ wide. Its out-of-this-world flowers create fascinating containers and hanging baskets, or a weed smothering ground cover.
The Missouri native gardening trend continues to gain steam as gardeners discover its many benefits. Adapted to Missouri’s particular and unique climate, Missouri wildflowers easily create luscious gardens overflowing with blossoms. Missouri wildflowers are tolerant of rapid weather changes, cold snaps, heat waves, drought, and whatever else Mother Nature throws at us.
When selecting Missouri wildflowers for your gardens, it is important to choose plants for your particular situation, taking into consideration light and water requirements, along with other traits. With our Selecting Missouri Wildflowers Guide and Missouri Native Plant Guide you can easily choose plants for your unique garden.
Finding fabulous choices for shady areas has been a gardener’s challenge, but things have changed. From the miraculous hands of nature comes shade perennials so beautiful and long blooming, only the divine could have been involved in their creation. Your Gardening Angels have heard your prayers for superior shade plants, and they have responded with these remarkable delights: